Oracle Big Data Engineer in Reading, United Kingdom

Big Data Engineer

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle is seeking an experienced big data developer to work on the next generation of cloud-based AI-driven applications, which automate business applications using big data and machine learning. These applications will use data from Oracle’s Data Cloud, social media and other sources to drive automated outcomes in a number of horizontal and vertical application segments. This is an exciting emerging venture for Oracle, leveraging latest technology in the mobile, big data and cloud application spaces.

Considering that this is an emerging venture within Oracle, the successful candidate should be able to:

  • develop scalable solutions using big data technologies

  • develop code for running on distributed systems

  • develop REST services in Java (JAX-RS) using Jersey

  • develop automated unit and integration test for the above

  • understand the cloud delivery model and how that affects application solutions

  • solve problems in robust and creative ways

  • work in an environment with a significant number of unknowns

  • work globally in a geographically dispersed team

Key Skills:

  • Apache Spark

  • Apache Kafka

  • Apache Hbase

  • Solr

  • Java


Desired Skills:

  • Jenkins

  • Alluxio

  • Maven

  • Git

  • Scala

Successful candidates will typically have a BSc/Msc or higher degree and at least 5 years post-graduate experience as a software engineer/developer, with experience in Java being essential.

This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and work on a new exciting venture within Oracle and within a really talented, global engineering community.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will analyze and integrate external customer specifications. Specify, design and implement modest changes to existing software architecture. Build new products and development tools. Build and execute unit tests and unit test plans. Review integration and regression test plans created by QA. Communicate with QA and porting engineering to discuss major changes to functionality.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Job: Product Development

Location: GB-GB, UK-Reading

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle